Kidney Stone Seen on Intravenous Pyelogram (IVP)

Kidney stone as seen on an intravenous pyelogram (IVP)

Courtesy of Intermountain Medical Imaging, Boise, Idaho.

These figures show an X-ray with contrast dye (intravenous pyelogram, or IVP) of the kidneys, ureters, and bladder. Figure 1 shows a normal flow from the kidneys, through the ureters, to the bladder (white arrows). Figure 2 shows a kidney stone blocking the normal flow of urine in the ureter on the right.

ByHealthwise Staff

Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine

Specialist Medical Reviewer Tushar J. Vachharajani, MD, FASN, FACP - Nephrology

Current as ofNovember 20, 2015

Current as of: November 20, 2015

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Tushar J. Vachharajani, MD, FASN, FACP - Nephrology